2012 Ig Nobel Prizes honour offbeat research
Groundbreaking research into monkey butts, green hair, diamonds and dead fish was recognised this year
By Jon Gold | Network World US | Published: 09:50, 27 September 12
This year’s Ig Nobel Prize, handed out last week in Cambridge, Massachusetts, offered up the usual cavalcade of faffing around, silliness and genuinely puzzling scientific advancement. Here are the 10 winners.
Kazutaka Kurihara and Koki Tsukada of Japan developed a speech jammer that repeats your own words back to you after a slight delay, making it much more difficult to speak. I’d like to combine this with some kind of neural interface when I ride the MBTA.